OT: (\x01)BOUNDARY_OUTLOOK Messages?
james at grayonline.id.au
Sat Mar 4 14:35:15 GMT 2006
On Sat, 4 Mar 2006 00:56, Joshua Hirsh wrote:
> I've been seeing quite a few messages come through lately that only
> contain the word BOUNDARY_OUTLOOK, with a single character at the start
> of the word (\x01) (file picks it up as MIPSEL-BE MIPS-III ECOFF
> executable not stripped, so they're blocked).
> Is this scrap from some type of broken virus?
> Google doesn't really offer up anything on this..
Ditto here. Got a couple of them about a week ago, and a few more the other
day. I've compared the binary between a few of the messages and it's been
different each time. I also fired a (zipped) copy off to a friend who is a
bit of a hardware hacker and couldn't find anything that even vaugley
resembled assembly etc for any CPU's he's played with (which is many -
embedded stuff up to Intel/Sparc/Motorola/AMD/etc).
In short - they seem harmless. Usual disclaimers apply though.
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